AeroMexico canceled her flight, but she wants a refund, not a credit

AeroMexico cancels Patrizia Azzellini’s flight and offers her a ticket credit, but she’d prefer a refund. Who’s right?

  • Feb 4, 2023
  • By Wire Service

 

This family is no match for a German-made knife. (Jennifer Bardsley)

Any way you slice it, that bread knife is dangerous

Their old bread knife was too dull. The new one is too sharp, apparently.

 

Preparing for the natural end of our lives

Most of us don’t want to talk about death. But we need to be prepared for the inevitable.

 

The European Parliament in Brussels charts the course of Europe.

Rick Steves’ Europe: Politics, good living and peeing in Brussels

The Belgian capital’s rich brew of food and culture pleasantly surprises those who stop.

The European Parliament in Brussels charts the course of Europe.
Marc Price

Yes, that’s Skippy: Alex P. Keaton’s pal to do stand-up in Everett

Marc Price, who appeared on 54 episodes of “Family Ties” in the 1980s, to do a set at Tony V’s Garage on Feb. 9.

Marc Price
2023 Toyota Highlander (Toyota)

2023 Toyota Highlander

The 2023 Lexus IS 500 F SPORT Premium is as good as it gets for a luxury sports sedan at a mid-grade price.

  • Feb 2, 2023
  • By Larry Lark
  • Cars
2023 Toyota Highlander (Toyota)
Gin Blossoms

Music, theater and more: What’s happening in Snohomish County

Tickets are on sale now for the Gin Blossoms gig in Tulalip. A variety of local music, from rock to classical, can be heard this weekend in Everett.

Gin Blossoms
Everett Home Depot worker Jeffrey Raven Leonard, 52, holds a certificate that names him a Kentucky Colonel, an honor from the governor of Kentucky. He received the award, given to 4,000 to 5,000 people annually, for getting the word out about a hiring program for veterans at Home Depot. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

This Kentucky Colonel works at Home Depot, not a fried chicken stand

Jeffrey Raven Leonard, 52, of Everett, joins thousands of other colonels honored for good deeds by the governor of Kentucky.

Everett Home Depot worker Jeffrey Raven Leonard, 52, holds a certificate that names him a Kentucky Colonel, an honor from the governor of Kentucky. He received the award, given to 4,000 to 5,000 people annually, for getting the word out about a hiring program for veterans at Home Depot. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Tala Davey-Wraight, 3, is thrown in the air by her dad Oscar Davey-Wraight, one of the Summer Meltdown headliners also known as Opiuo, during Cory Wong’s set on Thursday, July 28, 2022 in Snohomish, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

After Monroe debut, no Summer Meltdown music fest in 2023

Organizers announced Wednesday they would “take the year off in order to figure out the best path forward for Summer Meltdown in 2024.”

Tala Davey-Wraight, 3, is thrown in the air by her dad Oscar Davey-Wraight, one of the Summer Meltdown headliners also known as Opiuo, during Cory Wong’s set on Thursday, July 28, 2022 in Snohomish, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Farmer Frog co-founder to speak at Snohomish Garden Club

Zsofia Pasztor teaches restoration horticulture, urban agriculture, aquaponics and low-impact development.

The GPP for tomorrow is Hamamelis mollis, commonly called Chinese witch hazel, the image credit goes to Great Plant Picks

Great Plant Pick: Chinese witch hazel

It’s the most fragrant of all witch hazels and worth growing for that characteristic alone.

  • Feb 1, 2023
The GPP for tomorrow is Hamamelis mollis, commonly called Chinese witch hazel, the image credit goes to Great Plant Picks
We don’t know whose eye is depicted in this miniature, but it must have been someone well loved. Wearing a miniature painting of a loved one’s eye was fashionable in the 18th and 19th centuries.

Soapy TV show inspires interest in 19th century accessory

An eye miniature on a pendant, as seen on “Bridgerton,” sells for $704 at auction.

We don’t know whose eye is depicted in this miniature, but it must have been someone well loved. Wearing a miniature painting of a loved one’s eye was fashionable in the 18th and 19th centuries.

WM: Five reasons to love your recycle driver this Valentine’s Day

They keep neighborhoods safe and clean and bring smiles to kids’ faces.

  • Feb 1, 2023
The 2023 Cadillac XT4 five-passenger compact luxury SUV is available in three different trim levels.

2023 Cadillac XT4 is handsome, roomy and agreeable on the road

The compact luxury SUV has two new paint colors and adds some driver assistance features as standard.

The 2023 Cadillac XT4 five-passenger compact luxury SUV is available in three different trim levels.

Fine-tune your coping skills for when life gets difficult

Here are four ways to develop healthy ways to deal with the stress that inevitably comes our way.

Caption: A mom’s unpaid labor to her house each week: $300.

My house was clean three weeks ago. Sorry you missed it

Sticker-shock quotes from housecleaning businesses inform a mom just what her labor is worth.

Caption: A mom’s unpaid labor to her house each week: $300.
Krakow’s main square offers a vibrant slice of modern Polish life — and it’s just steps away from a cheap and cheerful milk bar meal.

Poland’s milk bars dish up memories and cheap eats

You can eat well there for just $5, making them perhaps the best legacy of the communist era.

Krakow’s main square offers a vibrant slice of modern Polish life — and it’s just steps away from a cheap and cheerful milk bar meal.

Trainline charges a $43 change fee after train was canceled

When Neale Gonsalves’ train trip from Stockport, England, to London is canceled, he rebooks on another train. But Trainline, his ticket agency, charges him a $43 ticket change fee. Is that allowed?

  • Jan 28, 2023
  • By Wire Service
2023 Lexus IS 500 F SPORT Premium (Lexus)

2023 Lexus IS 500 F SPORT Premium

The 2023 Lexus IS 500 F SPORT Premium is as good as it gets for a luxury sports sedan at a mid-grade price.

  • Jan 26, 2023
  • By Larry Lark
  • Cars
2023 Lexus IS 500 F SPORT Premium (Lexus)
Inside one of the event spaces with a full bar and stage inside King Hall on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2023 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Everett’s former Club Broadway gets major facelift to host concerts, art

The Apex Art and Culture Center will host an 800-person hall for live music, as well as space planned for art, steak and more.

Inside one of the event spaces with a full bar and stage inside King Hall on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2023 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)